Pledge to stop heating up food in plastic. Stop the toxic impact that plastic can have on our bodies.
Studies have shown that plastic leaches chemicals when heated and that they can be dangerous to our health. (source: NPR)
In a recent small study conducted at Stanford University it was found that chances of miscarriage increased to 80% from foods heated in plastic. (source: The Telegraph)
A study from Harvard University has determined that bisphenol A , a chemical additive found in plastics, may be causing higher instances of birth defects and infertility. (source: Plastic Free Times)
Phthalates and polystyrene (Styrofoam) have consistently made headlines as various studies have emerged solidifying the link between chemicals common in many plastics, and various health problems, including cancer, diabetes, obesity and the attention disorder ADHD. (source: Plastic Free Times)
Phthalates -- Chemicals Widely Found in Plastics and Processed Food -- Linked to Elevated Blood Pressure in Children and Teens (source: Science Daily)
Pledge to stop heating and eating out of plastic. And, to be safe, stop consuming food and drink out of all plastics!Get plastic pollution out of our bodies.
-Plastic Pollution Coalition
Plastic Pollution Coalition is a global alliance of individuals, organizations and businesses working together to stop plastic pollution and its toxic impacts on humans, animals and the environment. www.plasticpollutioncoalition.org/join